Archive for the ‘Family’ Category

For These I Give Thanks…

Posted: 29th November 2009 by Tammy in Amigos, Family, Health, Thoughts

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays for many reasons – fluffy pumpkin pie being high on the list – but mostly because it causes most people to reflect upon and share the wonderful things in their lives. Here are just a few of the things and people for which I am thankful, in no […]

Pick Your Granny

Posted: 1st April 2009 by Tammy in Eureka!, Family, Nonsense, Uncategorized

I’ve never been much of a hat person, primarily because my freakishly large head doesn’t really need anything else drawing attention to it. However, my mom has acquired quite the collection of hats over the last four months of chemo and radiation and is always looking for some interesting addition. I might have to get […]

Missing: The Big C

Posted: 30th March 2009 by Tammy in Family, Health, Thoughts

A precious few times in everyone’s life, there’s a day that stands out above all others. For my neighbor in grad school, it was discovering an esoteric piece of information that advanced the treatment of whooping cough. For the spouse of a friend, it was selling that long-shot screenplay. For some, the birth of a […]

Update On Me Mum

Posted: 22nd March 2009 by Tammy in Family, Health

This is long overdue, but I’ve determined that it’s just too difficult to write on a regular basis about my mom’s medical journey. Her privacy, the privacy of other family members, and my own emotional health just seem to preclude writing anything of substance or interest to others. I’ll just stick to the facts: Mom’s […]

25 Things – Mom Was First

Posted: 3rd March 2009 by Tammy in 25 Things, Family

9. My mother was the first woman to be featured on the cover of an oil industry magazine. It’s pretty unusual for women to work in the oil fields or on rigs today, but even more so in the 1970’s. That’s my mom, always doing her own thing. Sadly, we don’t have a copy of […]